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Educational Films
by John Ferno, Julian Roffman
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Stark, realistic documentary showing poorly educated "mountain peoples" living in poverty and stricken with disease. Their solace comes in strong family bonds and the prospect of improved educational opportunities. (Prelinger, Rick. "The Field Guide to Sponsored Films." San Francisco: NFPF, 2006) Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film. Summary Doc./ents the gap between the everyday needs of a particular southern rural community...
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Topics: Sponsored Film, Appalachian, Poverty, Community life, Educational attitude and adjustment, Clinical...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gene Kearney
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Alienation, angst, and schizophrenia are powerful themes addressed by Kearney in this forgotten masterpiece. From a story by Conrad Aiken.
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Topics: schizophrenia, teen angst